From Goodreads: Fia was born with
flawless instincts. Her first impulse, her gut feeling, is always
exactly right. Her sister, Annie, is blind to the world around
her—except when her mind is gripped by strange visions of the future.
in a school that uses girls with extraordinary powers as tools for
corporate espionage, Annie and Fia are forced to choose over and over
between using their abilities in twisted, unthinkable ways… or risking
each other’s lives by refusing to obey.
Crash and Burn by Michael Hassan
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
From Goodreads: On April 21, 2008,
Steven "Crash" Crashinsky saved more than a thousand people when he
stopped his classmate David Burnett from taking their high school
hostage armed with assault weapons and high-powered explosives. You
likely already know what came after for Crash: the nationwide notoriety,
the college recruitment, and, of course, the book deal. What you might
not know is what came before: a story of two teens whose lives have been
inextricably linked since grade school, who were destined, some say, to
meet that day in the teachers' lounge of Meadows High. And what you
definitely don't know are the words that Burn whispered to Crash right
as the siege was ending, a secret that Crash has never revealed.
Where It Began by Ann Redisch Stampler
Publisher: Simon Pulse
From Goodreads: Gabby Gardiner wakes up
in a hospital bed looking like a cautionary ad for drunk driving—and
without a single memory of the accident that landed her there. But what
she can recall, in frank and sardonic detail, is the year leading up to
As Gabby describes her transformation from Invisible
Girl to Trendy Girl Who Dates Billy Nash (aka Most Desirable Boy Ever),
she is left wondering: Why is Billy suddenly distancing himself from
her? What do her classmates know that Gabby does not? Who exactly was in
the car that night? And why has Gabby been left to take the fall?
she peels back the layers of her life, Gabby begins to realize that her
climb up the status ladder has been as intoxicating as it has been
morally complex...and that nothing about her life is what she has
imagined it to be.
The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door by Karen Finneyfrock
Publisher: Viking Children's
From Goodreads: hat’s the day the trouble started.
The trouble that nearly ruined my life.
The trouble that turned me Dark.
The trouble that begs me for revenge.
Door enters her freshman year of high school with giant boots, dark
eyeliner, and a thirst for revenge against Sandy Firestone, the girl who
did something unspeakable to Celia last year.
But then Celia
meets Drake, the cool new kid from New York City who entrusts her with
his deepest, darkest secret. When Celia’s quest for justice threatens
her relationship with Drake, she’s forced to decide which is sweeter:
revenge or friendship.
The 39 Deaths of Adam Strand by Gregory Galloway
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
From Goodreads: Adam Strand isn't
depressed. He's just bored. Disaffected. So he kills himself—39 times.
No matter the method, Adam can't seem to stay dead; he wakes after each
suicide alive and physically unharmed, more determined to succeed and
undeterred by others' concerns. But when his self-contained,
self-absorbed path is diverted, Adam is struck by the reality that life
is an ever-expanding web of impact and forged connections, and that
nothing—not even death—can sever those bonds.
How to Lead a Life of Crime by Kirsten Miller
From Goodreads: A meth dealer. A prostitute. A serial killer.
else, they’d be vermin. At the Mandel Academy, they’re called
prodigies. The most exclusive school in New York City has been training
young criminals for over a century. Only the most ruthless students are
allowed to graduate. The rest disappear.
Flick, a teenage
pickpocket, has risen to the top of his class. But then Mandel recruits a
fierce new competitor who also happens to be Flick’s old flame. They’ve
been told only one of them will make it out of the Mandel Academy. Will
they find a way to save each other—or will the school destroy them
The Different Girl by Gordon Dahlquist
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Four nearly identical
girls on a desert island. An unexpected new arrival. A gently warped
near future where nothing is quite as it seems.
Caroline. Isobel. Eleanor. One blond, one brunette, one redhead, one
with hair black as tar. Four otherwise identical girls who spend their
days in sync, tasked to learn. But when May, a very different kind of
girl—the lone survivor of a recent shipwreck—suddenly and mysteriously
arrives on the island, an unsettling mirror is about to be held up to
the life the girls have never before questioned.
Dark Eyes (Dark Eyes #1) by William Richter
From Goodreads: Wally was adopted from a
Russian orphanage as a child and grew up in a wealthy New York City
family. At fifteen, her obsessive need to rebel led her to life on the
Now the sixteen-year-old is beautiful and hardened, and
she's just stumbled across the possibility of discovering who she
really is. She'll stop at nothing to find her birth mother before Klesko
- her darkeyed father - finds her. Because Klesko will stop at nothing
to reclaim the fortune Wally's mother stole from him long ago. Even if
that means murdering his own blood. But Wally's had her own killer
training, and she's hungry for justice.